Friday, December 4

Tag: filmmaking

Episode 58 – Sledgehammer Horror
horror, interview, podcast

Episode 58 – Sledgehammer Horror

I met Ken Sledge, of Sledgehammer Horror, through my dear friend Charlotte Horton. He launched a new horror podcast - MY FIRST HORROR FILM - during the pandemic, and it is definitely garnering attention. Ken is an awesome dude, and I love his podcast - and will be a guest on the show next week. Since October is a few days away, I thought this would be the perfect time to introduce you to: MY FIRST HORROR FILM PODCAST. https://open.spotify.com/episode/5BVoEmpBE69LE7D53rs6Le Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/ElfTkAkJYU4 Mimosas with Michael on YouTube BIO Ken Sledge is the co-creator and host of Sledge Hammer Horror. He is an avid fan of all things horror and baseball. His family owned a video store as a kid [Downtown Video] so he grew up with access...
Episode 43 – Marco Parra
interview, podcast

Episode 43 – Marco Parra

Interviewed actor Marco Parra. We talk about life in quarantine and being a Latino actor in Los Angeles, especially during a global pandemic, how important diversity is - and how his favorite actor is Al Pacino! https://open.spotify.com/episode/4PPb6H0hm5GdFqulV1KNgY?si=b-YMgvxTR021uVj-vwwWSA Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/w-wAp0a7wmA Mimosas with Michael on YouTube BIO Marco Parra is an American actor, born and raised in Nogales Arizona. Marco credits include network shows such as: Showtimes critically acclaimed series SHAMELESS, John Singleton’s FX crime-drama SNOWFALL, and most recently, Hulu/Freeform’s new series Party of Five. Marco started his career acting in over 10 national commercials and as a regular sketch performer on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Oth...
Episode 41 – Cale Hammond
interview, podcast

Episode 41 – Cale Hammond

I had the opportunity to meet and work with Cale Hammond on the tennis drama pilot AD Out, that I directed for Troy Akin. Cale is cool as fuck and I was grateful to direct him in his first acting project. Cale is one of the nicest guys I have ever met but plays the best douche in the show.  In real life he is an athlete and a social media coordinator for The Tennis Channel https://open.spotify.com/episode/2bJ5DsHX3B4pp0ROb5nE7K Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/tg1lFSoXXuM Mimosas with Michael on YouTube BIO: Tennis Channel Writer, Reporter, Social Media Coordinator Cale Hammond on Instagram Cale Hammond on Twitter https://youtu.be/Uh1UWiCjCjo watch Cale Hammond in Ad Out
Episode 38 – Justin Chamberlain
director, interview, life, love, friendship

Episode 38 – Justin Chamberlain

I met Justin Chamberlain through my friend (and frequent guest host) Richard Trejo. Justin came and worked on the short film STALK I directed for Horror House. https://open.spotify.com/episode/37XrsCNIjfh3mymxdjKVO1 Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/3GDxdTDgqvw Mimosas with Michael on YouTube BIO: Justin Chamberlain grew up in Lake Jackson, Texas and was born on June 15, 1992. At the age of 15, he began directing and acting in videos for his school, and developed an interest in filmmaking which he carried with him through his education. He studied and observed emotion and behavior over the following years, which brought him from Texas, to Tennessee, to Arkansas, to Colorado, to Utah, to Argentina, and finally to Los Angeles, California. His first film was The Ca...
Episode 32 – Horror House
director, fear, Film Festival, interview, podcast, Producer, writer

Episode 32 – Horror House

I am so excited about this episode because I sit down with my boys Brantley J Brown and Ray McCann and we talk about our project that we are most passionate about: Horror House Media, which is our channel on Youtube where we show original short form horror films! We have launched two films: Soundbite and Stalk, and about to launch our third Love Me Not. This really is a fun and funny interview with 3 fun lively individuals! You can check the episode out on Anchor.fm here: Instagram: Horror House Media Twitter: Horror House Media https://open.spotify.com/episode/3ggkTOce9WWI3FC2nKvjWp Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/lcvmwFZFwoo Mimosas with Michael on YouTube
Interview 15 – Ashley Cordelia
actress, blog, Music

Interview 15 – Ashley Cordelia

This week we talk to actress and singer Ashely Cordelia about her new film and her new album! 1. Tell us about the film MERMAID DOWN? MERMAID DOWN is about a mermaid who gets ripped from the ocean, gets her tail chopped off and is thrown into a mental institution and no one believes she's a mermaid. I play a mental patient named Rebecca. 2.What drew you to the film MERMAID DOWN? Playing a mental patient is one role that was on my bucket list ever since I first watched ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST and GIRL, INTERRUPTED. 3. Can you tell us a little bit about your character? How did you find your inspiration? My character Rebecca is a phallically obsessed, young girl with deal-seated issues in this mental institution. I researched and pulled from my personal life to really bring Rebecca t...
Episode 3 – Richard Trejo
life, love, friendship, Music

Episode 3 – Richard Trejo

This episode introduces my friend Richard Trejo. He is my good friend, sound engineer and co-host of my other podcast When Straight Meets Gay. https://open.spotify.com/episode/2FHWElgsGwNWPCYT4YuFH8 Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/lB0y7JZ8Uz4 BIO: " Since I was a young kid, I’ve had this fascination with Werewolves. This fascination drove me to the film ‘An American Werewolf in London’ At the wide-eyed age of 8, I stared at that hairy, magnificent, werewolf in wonderment. From that moment I was hooked to movies. While embarking upon my journey to watch as many movies as I could I realized a couple of things along the way: Sound is major, but only as much as music.  Sound has been a big part of my life, since I was a kid. Whether it be watching Spielbe...